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ROVERS TO FACE CARDIFF CITY IN EFL CUP

22 June 2016

Bristol Rovers will take on Cardiff City in the First Round of this seasons EFL Cup.

The First Round tie will take place at the Memorial Stadium on the week commencing 8th August.

Round One of the re-named cup competition includes 70 of the 72 EFL clubs this season, with the draw being seeded as well as regionalised on a north/south basis. Seedings were based on club finishing positions in the league last season. 

The draw took place Live on the EFL Cup's Facebook page hosted by Tom White and former Manchester United, Queens Park Rangers and England player Ray Wilkins.

Full First Round Draw:

Northern Section

Carlisle United vs Port Vale
Rotherham United vs Morecambe
Accrington Stanley vs Bradford City
Rochdale vs Chesterfield
Mansfield Town vs Blackburn Rovers
Barnsley vs Northampton Town
Cambridge United vs Sheffield Wednesday
Derby Country vs Grimsby Town
Oldham vs Wigan Athletic
Scunthorpe vs Notts County
Doncaster vs Nottingham Forest
Burton Albion vs Bury
Fleetwood vs Leeds United
Sheffield United vs Crewe
Shrewsbury Town vs Huddersfield Town
Preston vs Hartlepool United
Blackpool vs Bolton Wanderers

Southern Section

Peterborough vs AFC Wimbledon
Bristol Rovers vs Cardiff City
Coventry City vs Portsmouth
Luton Town vs Aston Villa
Brighton vs Colchester United
Cheltenham Town vs Charlton Athletic
Birmingham City vs Oxford United
Southend United vs Gillingham
Wolves vs Crawley Town
Ipswitch Town vs Stevenage
Leyton Orient vs Fulham
Wycombe Wanderers vs Bristol City
Walsall vs Yeovil Town
Exeter City vs Brentford
QPR vs Swindon Town
Barnet vs Millwall
Newport County vs MK Dons
Reading vs Plymouth Argyle


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